Coordinator, Annual Giving

Coordinator, Annual Giving


Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location


Durham, North Carolina


$40,000-$45,000 annually


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Closes: Friday, March 15, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Expected Work Hours

A 40-hour work week is required to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.

Reports to

Executive Director, Institutional Advancement / Durham Tech Foundation

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree required

Position Description

Position Title: Coordinator, Annual Giving

Department:  Resource Development

FLSA TypeNon-Exempt Position

Reports to:  Executive Director, Institutional Advancement / Durham Tech Foundation

Direct Reports:  NA

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required

Work Experience:  Minimum of three years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  1. Advanced proficiency using a database system, preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, to support resource development activities;
  2. Strong planning, organizing, budgeting, and managing skills in a complex work environment;
  3. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with donors, alumni, college faculty and staff, community members, and individuals from outside agencies;
  4. Excellent verbal communication and persuasive writing skills;
  5. Demonstrated data analysis and evaluation skills;
  6. Demonstrated organizational skills, and ability to schedule, prioritize, and finalize activities to meet deadlines; and,
  7. Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications.


Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities: The Coordinator, Annual Giving is responsible for all aspects of the annual campaign, including facilitating multi-channel appeals and managing database solutions that cultivate and qualify prospects. More specifically, duties and responsibilities are as follows:


  1. Execute a comprehensive annual fundraising campaign that incorporates direct mail, email, online giving, and special events;
  2. Coordinate a multi-channel communications plan in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications department that includes printed collateral, electronic communications, and social media;
  3. Work with colleagues to manage Raiser’s Edge data, create segmented appeals, and evaluate effectiveness;
  4. Plan and provide appropriate stewardship for donors, including donor honor rolls, signage, and event invitations;
  5. Cultivate and steward donors giving at least $1,000 per year, including organizing an annual appreciation event and supporting staff team with additional donor events;
  6. Ensure accurate and complete alumni data; transfer and update contact, biographical, and career information of alumni via database resources, research services, alumni surveys, etc;
  7. Develop alumni benefits, educating alumni and current students about opportunities and engaging them in programs;
  8. Maintain and provide current, comprehensive data on alumni and donor relationships for the Director of Development, Executive Director, or President as needed for resource development;
  9. Work collaboratively with the President and the Institutional Advancement team to accomplish fundraising goals in accordance with College and Foundation strategic goals; and
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or President.


Physical DemandsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:


  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.


Normal Working Hours:  A 40-hour work week is required to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.


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